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The Seafarers (1953)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Short | 15 October 1953 (USA)
Stanley Kubrick's first film made in color, lost for over forty years. The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union.

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Don Hollenbeck ... Himself - Host & Narrator
Paul Hall ... Himself - Secretary Treasurer, SIU Atlantic & Gulf Coast District
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Stanley Kubrick's first feature made in color. Lost for over 40 years! The documentary extols the benefits of membership to the Seafarers International Union. Written by Alexander Pietrzak <[email protected]>

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The film was "discovered" in 1973 by film scholar and filmmaker Frank P. Tomasulo, who arranged for a 16mm print of the documentary to be deposited in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress' Motion Picture Division. See more »

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I thought it was fascinating!
25 April 2018 | by See all my reviews

Very Kubrick in its mass of men making their movements with grand machinery in a quiet, meaningful way. You can see 2001 and Strangelove in it. But I like all those post-war shorts, so I'm already prejudiced (and I do love early Kubrick.)


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